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More opportunities provided for youth in PLA

07-30-2012 04:05 BJT

File photo taken on April 8, 2010 shows a soldier playing guitar during the rest time of training on Chigua Reef of the South China Sea. This year marks the 85th anniversary of the establishment of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) which falls on Aug 1. As an increasing number of young people show interest and desire on military life, more opportunities have been provided for them to achieve physically strong and learn knowledge in the army. In 2012, about 30,000 students will be expected to be enrolled in military academies or recruited as national defense students in colleges. [Photo/Xinhua]



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